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By Dr. Charles L. Singleton Nationwide (BlackNews.com) –  Absolutely, overpowering and spiritual thoughts of complete ...
Urges U.S. to Push Back as Iranian Regime and Revolutionary Guard Escalate Threatening Behavior in ...
"Forty-nine years ago, a determined group of Americans marched into history, facing down grave ...
CHICAGO, IL – U.S. Senator Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) today released the following statement and video ...
  Menard, IL – James Harden and Jonathan Barr, brothers wrongfully sent to prison as teenagers, ...
Plan will relieve prison overcrowding, bolster public safety   SPRINGFIELD, IL – Illinois State Senator Kwame Raoul ...
Sherry Harris, executive producer, of the documentary feature "Biebermania"   Hollywood, CA (BlackNews.com) -- Never Say ...
Signs public health, urban agriculture petition to City Council   Chicago, IL – To create green jobs, combat ...
SPRINGFIELD, IL – This August, Ag Director Raymond Poe and State Fair Manager Luke Sailer ...
CHICAGO, IL -  Dr. Willie Wilson, candidate for Mayor, will address Chicago Republican committeemen, ...

Is Alderman Michelle Harris Trying to Destroy a Multi-Million Dollar Historical Landmark and Legacy in the 8th Ward, the Black Community? There are Some Who Think So.

Is Harris the Best Person to Represent the 8th Ward Community? There Are Many Who Think Not! By Pamela Bratcher-McMillan While allowing strangers to come into the 8th ward and build a low-income housing project in a mid to upper middle class ...
Is Alderman Michelle Harris Trying to Destroy a Multi-Million Dollar Historical Landmark and Legacy in the 8th Ward, the Black Community? There are Some Who Think So.

CTU Blasts Mayor Emanuel for Fingerprint Disaster – and Exploiting Student Safety for Political Gain

Disastrous background check process has banned teachers who taught through the summer – as well as activist teachers arrested for protesting for more school funds CHICAGO,IL — Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s political grandstanding has done nothing to protect public school students, and ...
CTU Blasts Mayor Emanuel for Fingerprint Disaster – and Exploiting Student Safety for Political Gain

Will the Real Alderman Michelle Harris Step Down as Alderman of the 8th Ward

By Pamela Bratcher-McMillan The 8th Ward looks disgusting, and we can prove it. Don't believe it? Drive up and down its main streets. Ald. Michelle Harris is helping the area plunge down into a slum by allowing businesses to come in ...
Will the Real Alderman Michelle Harris Step Down as Alderman of the 8th Ward

NAACP: The Kavanaugh Nomination Must be Postponed

US Senate Judiciary Committee hearings into Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s fitness to serve on the US Supreme Court and his views are now scheduled to begin on Tuesday, September 4, 2018.The NAACP has a number of grave concerns about this nomination and about ...
NAACP: The Kavanaugh Nomination Must be Postponed

Five Million Americans say it’s Time to Impeach

From: Tom Steyer Bob Fertik, Democrats.com <activist@democrats.com> The entire world watched the day Donald Trump took Vladimir Putin’s side in Helsinki, finally seeing what so many of us have been seeing for so long. The world saw President Trump deny that Putin orchestrated ...
Five Million Americans say it’s Time to Impeach

Is Alderman Michelle Harris Trying to Destroy a Multi-Million Dollar Historical Landmark and Legacy in the 8th Ward, the Black Community? There are Some Who Think So.

Is Harris the Best Person to Represent the 8th Ward Community? There Are Many Who Think Not! By Pamela Bratcher-McMillan While allowing strangers to come into the 8th ward and build a low-income housing project in a mid to upper middle class ...
16 October 2018 I Read the full story

CTU Blasts Mayor Emanuel for Fingerprint Disaster – and Exploiting Student Safety for Political Gain

Disastrous background check process has banned teachers who taught through the summer – as well as activist teachers arrested for protesting for more school funds CHICAGO,IL — Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s political grandstanding has done nothing to protect public school students, and ...
31 August 2018 I Read the full story

Chicago to See Roles of Women and Girls in Detroit’s ’67 Rebellion

Members of the cast of AFTER/LIFE in their 2017 Detroit debut Chicago, IL (BlackNews.com) -- A play chronicling the untold story of women and girls in the 1967 Detroit rebellion is making its way to Chicago ...
16 June 2018 I Read the full story

Chicago Teachers Union on Abuse Report: CPS, Mayor, Have Failed Our Students – and Emanuel’s Control of Schools Must End

Schools must have democratic oversight from elected, representative school board – the path forward to provide transparency and accountability that protects students from harm, says union. CHICAGO, IL—The CPS released a report on system-wide failures to protect students from ...
20 August 2018 I Read the full story
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Social Justice Sunday September 2; Pastors Asked to ‘Call the Nation to Its Conscience’

August - 31 - 2018 Reporter: Admin Respond

    Sunday, September 2nd, has been declared as “Social Justice Sunday” in Black Churches across the United States. “Social Justice Sunday” will serve as the kick-off to the “Call to Conscience – Forward to Action” event to be held September 5th and 6th in Washington DC. “Historically the Black Church has been the conscience […]

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Will the Real Alderman Michelle Harris Step Down as Alderman of the 8th Ward

August - 20 - 2018 Reporter: Admin Respond

By Pamela Bratcher-McMillan The 8th Ward looks disgusting, and we can prove it. Don’t believe it? Drive up and down its main streets. Ald. Michelle Harris is helping the area plunge down into a slum by allowing businesses to come in that prey on the poor all the while attempting to transform the 8th ward […]

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NAACP: The Kavanaugh Nomination Must be Postponed

August - 20 - 2018 Reporter: Admin Respond

US Senate Judiciary Committee hearings into Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s fitness to serve on the US Supreme Court and his views are now scheduled to begin on Tuesday, September 4, 2018.The NAACP has a number of grave concerns about this nomination and about the unnecessary rush to confirm this nominee.  From his record as it exists and what […]

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A Tribute to The Queen of Soul

August - 20 - 2018 Reporter: Admin Respond

 By Raymond Christian <sirrcccapt@msn.com> When we think about crossing over to the other side. Leaving this world in spirit form where our soul returns back to the one and only creator of life, God.  Many of us have had the opportunity to be blessed with the chance to see the Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin either […]

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Five Million Americans say it’s Time to Impeach

August - 20 - 2018 Reporter: Admin Respond

From: Tom Steyer Bob Fertik, Democrats.com <activist@democrats.com> The entire world watched the day Donald Trump took Vladimir Putin’s side in Helsinki, finally seeing what so many of us have been seeing for so long. The world saw President Trump deny that Putin orchestrated a cyber-attack on our 2016 elections — and deny the consensus of our […]

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Federal Jury Slams Prison Employees for Brutal Behavior

August - 20 - 2018 Reporter: Admin Respond

EAST ST. LOUIS, IL — In a verdict virtually without precedent in Illinois, late yesterday a federal jury found three prison guards and a Department of Corrections nurse personally liable for over $250,000 in punitive damages for an incident in which a handcuffed prisoner at Menard Correctional Center was beaten up and denied access to […]

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Chicago Teachers Union on Abuse Report: CPS, Mayor, Have Failed Our Students – and Emanuel’s Control of Schools Must End

August - 20 - 2018 Reporter: Admin Respond

Schools must have democratic oversight from elected, representative school board – the path forward to provide transparency and accountability that protects students from harm, says union. CHICAGO, IL—The CPS released a report on system-wide failures to protect students from sexual abuse – an appalling example of Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s failed control our schools. CTU […]

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Illinois Payrolls Up for Sixth Straight Month

August - 20 - 2018 Reporter: Admin Respond

Unemployment Rate Drops to 4.2% CHICAGO, IL – The Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES) announced today that the unemployment rate fell to 4.2 percent in July and nonfarm payrolls increased by +3,700 jobs over-the-month, based on preliminary data provided by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) and released by IDES. The June job […]

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Massive Expansion of Police Misconduct Data Tool in Chicago

August - 20 - 2018 Reporter: Admin Respond

Citizens Police Data Project quadruples in size, adds shooting and use of force history From: The Invisible Institute Now contains the oldest electronic disciplinary records available at Chicago Police Department, dating back to 1967 CHICAGO. IL –The Invisible Institute, a journalism production company on the city’s South Side, has quadrupled the size of its public […]

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Bill to Boost Women-Owned and Minority-Owned Businesses Becomes Law

August - 20 - 2018 Reporter: Admin Respond

 SPRINGFIELD, IL — Legislation, proposed by Illinois Comptroller Susana A. Mendoza, requiring Constitutional Officers to aspire to the same goals state agencies do of working with businesses owned by women, minorities and people with disabilities has become law. Senate Bill 3106 requires state constitutional officers to establish aspirational goals for contract awards in accordance with […]

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